|Bobby Bumps in Their Master's Voice - Hurd, Earl|
This one was one of the rarest films in my collection.
Keywords: Vintage film; Black and white; Billy Bumps
|A Christmas Carol - Edison, Thomas Alva|
These are the old versions. One of my practical joker friends in the film restoration project put a Little Lulu cartoon soundtrack in one of them
Keywords: Classic Movies; Vintage movies; Black and white movies
|Ostwald Rabbit and the Mechanical Cow - Disney, Walt|
This is a very rare Disney silent film
Keywords: Rare Films; Cartoons; Black and White; Silent films
|Within Our Gates - Oscar Micheaux|
Within Our Gates was produced and directed by Oscar Micheaux in 1919. He is considered to be the first African-American director of feature films and this is the first such film still in existence. I found the plot difficult to follow, and he does not give full play to the "money" scenes at the conclusion but it is certainly of historic interest.
Keywords: African-American; black
Downloads: 5,261 (2 reviews)
|A Natural Born Gambler - Bert Williams|
In 1916 the Biograph film company signed black comedian Bert Williams to write, produce, direct and star in two comedies. Williams created "A Natural Born Gambler" and "Fish." While hardly a breakthrough in shattering racial stereotypes (Williams was required by the studio to wear "darkie" makeup), a black production with a black cast was unprecedented. The response was tepid and Williams did not appear in any movies after Fish...
Keywords: silent; comedy; slapstick; black history
Downloads: 8,060 (6 reviews)
|The Frozen North|
IMDB.com: This satirical parody of William S. Hart's melodramatic films finds Buster in the frozen north
Keywords: Silent; Feature; Film; Black and White; Cinema
Downloads: 6,763 (9 reviews)
|Goketsu Jiraiya (Jiraiya the Hero)  - Nikkatsu-Mukojima|
Goketsu Jiraiya (Jiraiya the Hero) is a Japanese silent film from 1921. Runtime (this version) : 20 minutes 48 seconds Director : Shozo Makino Cast : Matsunosuke Onoe as Jiraiya, Suminojo Ichikawa as Orochimaru, Kijaku Otani as Tsukikagegunryo Miyukinosuke, Chosei Kataoka as Tsunatehime, Shoen Kataoka as Takasago Yuminosuke, Enichiro Jitsukawa, Ichitaro Kataoka, Masatada Makino. IMDB Link ~~~ For free electronic music, check out Karakasa Music!
Keywords: japan; japanese; cinema; black and white; 1921
|The Taming of the Shrew|
This is an old Mary Pickford and Samuel Taylor movie
Keywords: Mary Pickford; Samuel Taylor; Classic Movies; Black and White Movies
|Frankenstein - J. Searle Dawley|
This is a really old Frankenstein movie made by the Edison corporation. It isn't a very good copy, but any copy is better than no copy. It was originally made in 1910
Keywords: Silver Screen; Black and White movies; vintage movies; classic movies; Silent movies
This one was the one starring Mary Pickford. It is rather good for a silent movie
Keywords: Silent movies; Mary Pickford; Classic Movies; Black and White movies; Silver screen
|Dream Of A Rarebit Fiend (1906) - Winsor McCay (comic strip)|
The fiend faces the spectacular mind-bending consequences of his free-wheeling rarebit binge. Stars Jack Brawn http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0000546/ Please watch Carport Theatre's amazing scored version of this film. You won't regret it. It's wonderful. http://archive.org/details/DreamOfARarebitFiend_381
Keywords: Gen X; Wallace McCutcheon; Edwin S. Porter; Winsor McCay; Jack Brawn; Comedy; Black and White; Silent; Public Domain; The Carport Theatre; The Carport Orchestra
Downloads: 1,761 (2 reviews)
|Jesus of Nazareth (1916) - Sydney Olcott|
This movie was filmed by Sydney Olcott in 1916 and is also known as "From the Manger to the Cross." More information on the film can be found here: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0002199/ It was found on Youtube, and since it was filmed in 1916, it has long since gone into the public domain.
Keywords: Jesus; of; Nazareth; 1916; Manger; Cross; Christianity; religion; silent films; king of kings; Joseph; Mary; three wise men; walking on water; five fishes; sermon on the mount; sermon on the plain; king of kings; lord of lords; black and white; Jesus Christ
|The Haunted House (1921) - Joseph M. Schenck Productions|
The Haunted House is a 1921 black and white, silent comedy film starring Buster Keaton. For maximum quality download the source mkv file here and play it in VLC Player or any other good player which supports mkv. IMDB Link ~ ~ ~ For free electronic music, check out Karakasa Music!
Keywords: haunted house; comedy; black and white; b&w; silent; buster keaton; 1921
|Alice's Wonderland - Laugh-O-Gram Films|
Alice's Wonderland (1923), from the series Laugh-O-Grams. View movies and cartoons on youtube @ PDFREETV View trailers on youtube @ The Trailer Archive
Keywords: alice in wonderland; laugh-o-grams; laugh o gram; disney; walk disney; ub iwerks; newman; black & white; silent
Downloads: 20,326 (4 reviews)